July 16, 2019
Designing and building custom built-ins for clients is a huge part of my design business and I absolutely love creating them! When done properly, custom built-ins look fantastic and are amazingly functional. They maximize storage space and help keep thing looking neat and organized. They can blend in seamlessly with the overall design of the room or make an impactful design statement.
July 3, 2019
I always love a good design challenge and this master bathroom renovation definitely put my design skills to the test. The complexity stemmed from the seriously awkward ceiling angles in three corners of the room which could not be altered and
June 10, 2019
Shagreen has been used for centuries by upscale furniture makers but recently there has been a boom of FAUX shagreen items produced by the furniture and home décor industry and I'm loving it! You may have seen faux shagreen items recently and wondered, what exactly is that?
June 10, 2019
Searching for a unique, durable and gorgeous gift? Lara has compiled some of her favorites below of exotic, chic faux shagreen items that are sure to please!
May 28, 2019
Being the creative creature I am, I tend to obsess over color, and specifically the coordination of colors. In my constant search for the most gorgeous color combos for my client’s homes,
May 14, 2019
Adding beautiful accessories to your room design is key to creating a finished, personalized, and homey space you love to live in. I love searching for the perfect items to accessorize rooms with. There is definitely an art to styling a room with the most appropriate accessories.
May 1, 2019
One of my favorite sources for beautiful, luxury wallpapers and fabrics is Thibaut. Not only are their product designs timeless as well as timely, they come in a great variety of cheerful colors and textures that always bring a smile to my face.
April 16, 2019
You know that old saying, “it’s all in the details”? It’s so true when it comes to selecting the hardware for your cabinetry. By hardware, I’m referring to the decorative knobs and pulls you install to open the cabinet doors and drawers.
April 4, 2019
Wondering what a powder room is? Allow me to elaborate! Typically, it’s the half bathroom located on the first floor of a house near the entrance or front foyer. Since it’s the main bathroom used by guests when entertaining for a brief visit, it does not require a shower or tub.
February 13, 2019
Mudrooms are all the rage these days! In the past several years I’ve designed dozens of beautiful and practical mudrooms for client’s homes and they are so much fun to create! Everyone loves how great mudrooms enhance their homes and their lives.